Reaction Unit SA crime report

2016-12-08 06:01

Teenager kidnapped and raped: Amaoti

A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped and raped by four men during the early parts of the morning on 28 November in Amaoti - KZN.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) were dispatched to Redcliffe after receiving a call from a member of public requesting assistance for the teenager.

Upon arrival it was established that the victim was kidnapped in Amaoti by four unknown men.

She was forced into a Toyota Corolla before being driven to an isolated area where she was raped. The suspects then dropped the teenager off near the Quarry in Redcliffe before driving off.

The victim was treated on scene by paramedics. A case of kidnapping and rape is being investigated.

Security officer injured in accidental shooting: Verulam

A 30-year-old man was injured after his firearm accidentally discharged while he was on patrol near the Canelands Railway Station on 28 November.

At approximately 5.30am members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving a call from a member of public requesting medical assistance for the injured man.

Upon arrival the security officer was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to his left thigh.

It was established that while on patrol, the security officer dropped his firearm resulting in an accidental discharge. Paramedics stabilised him on scene before transporting him to hospital.

Murder: Verulam

At approximately 6.30am on 3 December members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Todd Street in Verulam after receiving reports of a murder.

Upon arrival the body of an unknown man was lying in a bush next to the Verulam Day and Frail Care Centre­.

The victim was naked from the waist down. He was found to have sustained a single stab wound to the chest.

The motive for the murder has not been established at this stage.

Two stabbed by community: Verulam

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to an informal settlement in Canelands after receiving reports of a stabbing on 4 December.

Upon arrival one person was found lying in a pathway. He had sustained a stab wound to his lower back. Paramedics stabilised him on scene before transporting him to a local hospital.

A second person who had also been stabbed was rushed privately to hospital.

It is alleged that the injured was stabbed by members of the community who accused them of being criminals. - Supplied.

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